HMDSS is proud to feature Dr. Danielle Ofri as our November 2014 Distinguished Speaker. Ofri is an internist at NYU, New York Times columnist, and author of several books, including What Doctors Feel: How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine. The theme of the event will be “Owning Up to Medical Error: Shame, Blame & Perfectionism.” Dr. Ofri will be discussing how medical error has emotional valence for health care providers; how it can affect the culture of medical practice, medical training, interpersonal empathy, and shame; and how we can respond to these challenges.
Keynote speaker: Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD
Dr. Ofri will be introduced and joined in discussion by Peter Provonost, MD, PhD, FCCM, Senior Vice President for Patient Safety and Quality and Director of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality.
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. Dr. Ofri has also offered to do a book signing of her latest book - What Doctors Feel: How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine
- following her talk. If you are interested in pre-ordering her book at a subsidized academic discount ($8.00), please indicate so on the RSVP form.